These bonus conversations, hosted by Deondra Rose of Polis: Duke’s Center for Politics relate to Season 5 episodes.
Short Takes: Kristin Goss
Host Deondra Rose talks with Professor Kristin Goss, whose work was featured in the episode The Battle over Guns in America.
Short Takes: Carolyn Barnes
Host Deondra Rose talks with Carolyn Barnes about her research into how government-funded programs can help parents become politically engaged rather than leaving them feeling as if their voices don’t matter. Barnes’ work was the topic of the Ways & Means Podcast episode: How Afterschool Programs Can Empower Parents.
Short Takes: Phil Napoli
Host Deondra Rose interviews professor Phil Napoli about his recent episode When Local News Dries Up. The two scholars discuss reasons behind and potential solutions for the shortage of local news in America.
Short Takes: Sandy Darity
Professor Deondra Rose interviews Professor William “Sandy” Darity Jr. about his research featured in the episode Reparations: How it Can Happen.